In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Brad Listi’s novel, great literary newsletters, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Andri Snær Magnason Nonfiction, Lilly Dancyger, Charlie Jane Anders on Bookselling, Precious Okoyomon, and More
In our afternoon reading: nonfiction by Andri Snær Magnason, a “Great Gatsby” musical, and more.
What’s caught our eye when it comes to new books out this month? For whatever reason, a number of intriguing works in translation top that list. Throw in a new memoir from a longtime Vol.1 Brooklyn favorite, an incisive cultural study, and a foray into the city’s history and you have a broader range of what we’re excited about in March.
Today, we are pleased to bring you a pair of poems from the latest issue of The Agriculture Reader, which encompasses The New Music, a collection of new poems from Greg Purcell, as well as a host of poetry and fiction from a number of other writers. The launch party for this issue will take place on April 18, 7 pm at Berl’s Poetry Shop, and will feature Greg Purcell, Leopoldine Core, Polly Bresnick, and Alec Niedenthal.